Sep 172015
 
Review: Bad Will Hunting

I loved this book. Even though I actually read it a few months ago, I still remember it quite well. It was sweet and very funny, and makes for a great light-hearted read. It’s everything I’ve come to expect from this author, which means it’s well worth reading. At first, Ashley is not at all likable. She’s very angry and fixated on revenge, which are not pleasant traits. As the book progresses, she’s still not the most lovable heroine, but she does show enough growth and change to make for a decent read. On the other hand, Sam is lovable […]

May 272015
 
Review: Seven Exes Are Eight Too Many

This book is hilarious! It’s Survivor meets The Bachelorette and is more amusing than you’d think possible. It also has some serious, and valid, points about looking at your past choices and evaluating them and yourself, but that’s nicely buried under the entertainment. One the best things about this book, beside the continual LOL moments, are the characters. There are quite a few of them, but they are all nicely developed. I never mixed up any of the exes, and MC herself is quite the bundle. Everyone’s dialogue and actions were portrayed realistically and believably, even if they weren’t all […]

Dec 252013
 
Review: Fifty Million Reasons

I wrote my top ten books of the year list too early. I need to rewrite it to include this book. This is more than just the chicklit romance that I thought it would be. There was so much reality imbedded in the story, and not all of it was pleasant. Like most people, I think I know what I’d do if I won the lottery. I actually have fairly detailed plans for various prize levels, but none of my plans really take into account how others will treat me and my winnings. It’s not something I considered, but this […]